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Population in 2010: 1,776. Population change since 2000: +1.3%
Males: 806  (45.4%)
Females: 970  (54.6%)
Median resident age:  40.3 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04953.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,205 (it was $26,793 in 2000)
Newport:

$31,205
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,505 (it was $15,102 in 2000)

Newport CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $112,485 (it was $72,200 in 2000)
Newport:

$112,485
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $113,487; Detached houses: $130,334; Townhouses or other attached units: $112,456; In 2-unit structures: $150,566; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $165,156; Mobile homes: $42,187

Median gross rent in 2012: $627.

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  • White alone - 1,674 (94.3%)
  • Two or more races - 48 (2.7%)
  • Hispanic - 28 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 11 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 7 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.1%)

Races in Newport detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Newport: 89.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (19.8%), French (16.5%), Irish (14.2%), Scottish (4.8%), Polish (4.7%), German (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 06/14/1814

Elevation: 202 feet

Land area: 3.50 square miles.

Population density: 508 people per square mile   (low).

Newport,ME real estate house value index trend

Newport, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Newport:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newport CDP:

  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 44.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 19.0%

19 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.0%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Newport, Maine as of March 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Newport to the number of sex offenders is 521 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,171 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $810 (0.6%)

Newport satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (94.9 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (196.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (361.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Palmyra, ME (2.2 miles ), Plymouth, ME (2.4 miles ), Detroit, ME (2.5 miles ), Pittsfield, ME (2.6 miles ), Corinna, ME (2.7 miles ), Etna, ME (2.8 miles ), Stetson, ME (2.8 miles ), St. Albans, ME (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $59,100
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $91,200
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $80,600
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $54,200
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $62,000
  • 2003: 28 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 2004: 33 buildings, average cost: $84,900
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $151,300
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $312,500
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $85,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.84 N, Longitude: 69.27 W

Area code: 207

Newport household income distribution Newport home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Maine average:

1.70
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Customer service representatives (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

Work and jobs in Newport: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Newport, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Newport, Maine average temperatures Newport, Maine average precipitation Newport, Maine humidity Newport, Maine wind speed Newport, Maine snowfall Newport, Maine sunshine Newport, Maine clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Newport-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 220.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 257.9 miles away from Newport center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 65.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 147.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 27.5 miles away from Newport center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Penobscot County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Snows: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Newport topographic map

Birthplace of: Alice Harriman - Poet.

Hospitals and medical centers near Newport:

  • PITTSFIELD REHAB AND NURSING (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PITTSFIELD, ME)
  • BIRCH GROVE REHAB AND LIVING CTR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PITTSFIELD, ME)
  • SQUARE ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; SAINT ALBANS, ME)
  • SEBASTICOOK VALLEY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; PITTSFIELD, ME)
  • SANFIELD REHAB AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HARTLAND, ME)
  • DEXTER HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; DEXTER, ME)

Airports located in Newport:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newport:

  • Husson University (about 24 miles; Bangor, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine (about 30 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 8,931)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 44 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 45 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 93 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 95 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 96 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)

Public high school in Newport:

Public elementary/middle schools in Newport:

See full list of schools located in Newport

Library in Newport:

  • NEWPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $75,191; Location: 145 MAIN STREET; 16,262 books; 661 audio materials; 673 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 20 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Pathway Community Church, 531 Moosehead Trail, Newport 207.368.9977 www.pathwaycrc.org Making a pathway in the wilderness...

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Notable locations in Newport: Christies Campground (A), Newport Public Library (B), Newport Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Newport include: Calvary Baptist Church (A), Newport Full Gospel Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: East Branch Sebasticook River Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Maine State - Courts- District Court- Newport (12 Water Street).

Penobscot County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 39.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

39.1
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2001 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.36. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.36
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Newport and their reported violations in the past:

NEWPORT WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 1,590, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-06-2004), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-04-2006), St BCA signed (JUN-27-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-06-2004), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-04-2006), St BCA signed (JUN-27-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-06-2004), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-04-2006), St BCA signed (JUN-27-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-06-2004), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-04-2006), St BCA signed (JUN-27-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-19-2007), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-06-2004), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-04-2006), St BCA signed (JUN-27-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-19-2007), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-06-2004), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-04-2006), St BCA signed (JUN-27-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2013)
  • 39 other older health violations
RSU 19 ETNA-DIXMONT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Population served: 355, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-18-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-20-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-19-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-19-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-19-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-22-2008), St Intentional no-action (JUL-22-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-19-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-19-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-22-2008), St Intentional no-action (JUL-22-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ANGLERS RESTAURANT (Population served: 297, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-23-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
RSU 19 ST ALBANS CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL (Population served: 148, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CHRISTIES CAMPGROUND (Address: #61 CHRISTIES CAMPGROUND RD , Population served: 148, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
SEBASTICOOK LAKE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 135, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2009), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-12-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
OLD DUTCH TREAT (Population served: 28, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-06-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-06-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-24-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-12-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2012)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.8%
(24.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  57.8%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  12.9%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Newport, Maine environmental map by EPA

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Newport compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Newport (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Newport Branch at 88 Main Street, branch established on 1969/01/30. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • People's United Bank: Newport Branch at Junctions Routes 2 And 7, branch established on 1997/05/28. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Newport Branch at 76 Main Street, branch established on 1975/10/18. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • KeyBank National Association: Newport Branch at 63 Main Street, branch established on 1972/09/05. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Newport travel time to work - commute Newport mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (74%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Newport CDP (based on Penobscot County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.68%
Here: 33.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal Church
Adherents57.6%9.9%5.0%4.6%2.5%
Congregations13.6%14.4%10.6%10.6%4.5%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentNational Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesJewishLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.5%2.1%2.0%1.6%12.0%
Congregations0.8%4.5%2.3%2.3%36.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 34
Penobscot County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 38
Penobscot County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
Penobscot County:

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 110
Here:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.0%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Penobscot County:

28.0%
Maine:

25.0%

4.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,478 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($304 average AGI)
Penobscot County:

0.04%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hancock County, ME  0.44% ($29,886 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.34% ($36,835)
from Aroostook County, ME  0.32% ($29,433)


5.52% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,804 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($387 average AGI)
Penobscot County:

0.03%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, ME  0.56% ($32,990 average AGI)
to Hancock County, ME  0.45% ($36,406)
to Waldo County, ME  0.29% ($27,430)

Strongest AM radio stations in Newport:

  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WTVL (1490 AM; 1 kW; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newport:

  • WJCX (99.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, ME; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQCB (106.5 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGUY (102.1 FM; DEXTER, ME; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCTB (93.5 FM; FAIRFIELD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WHQO (107.9 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMEH (90.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWWA (95.3 FM; WINSLOW, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEZQ (92.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBZN (107.3 FM; OLD TOWN, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDME-FM (103.1 FM; DOVER-FOXCROFT, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Newport:

  • WABI-TV (Channel 5; BANGOR, ME; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING SERVICE)
  • W36CK (Channel 36; BANGOR, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Newport, Maine:
  • Fatal accident count: 16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 26
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 47
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Maine average:
  • Fatal accident count: 55
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 79
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 21
  • Fatalities: 61
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 132
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
See more detailed statistics of Newport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Grogan Avenue Industrial Park (Lat: 44.826444 Lon: -69.248694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.2 m, Call Sign: KNKA726
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/11/2007, Expiration Date: 01/22/2018, Certifier: Richard Ekstrand
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Michael J Umano, Off Mousehead Trail (Route 7) (Lat: 44.874500 Lon: -69.283694), Type: 60.9, Overall height: 59.4 m
    Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com
  • Michael J Umano, Off Mousehead Trail (Route 7) (Lat: 44.874500 Lon: -69.283694), Type: 60.9, Structure height: 23019 m, Overall height: 59.4 m
    Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Newport Fire Sta (Lat: 44.836167 Lon: -69.272278), Call Sign: KRT93, Licensee ID: L00046646
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.760 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/16/2004, Expiration Date: 05/23/2014
    Registrant: County Of Penobscot
  • Town Hall Fire Station (Lat: 44.836167 Lon: -69.271722), Call Sign: WAX542, Licensee ID: L00046646
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/01/2005, Expiration Date: 04/03/2015
    Registrant: County Of Penobscot
  • 27 Water St (Lat: 44.836167 Lon: -69.272278), Structure height: 14 m, Call Sign: WNRE219
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.695 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/03/2004, Expiration Date: 01/24/2015
    Registrant: State Of Maine, Office Of Information Technologgy, 23 Leighton Road, Augusta, ME 04333, Phone: (207) 624-9990, Fax: (207) 287-6499, Email:
  • Lat: 44.823889 Lon: -69.246667, Call Sign: WPUH290
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.887 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/15/2012, Expiration Date: 03/05/2022, Certifier: Daniel B Gerry
    Registrant: Atlantic Communications Inc, 1185 Hammond St, Bangor, ME 04402-0596, Phone: (207) 848-7590, Fax: (207) 974-3151, Email:
  • Routes 7 & 11 (Lat: 44.841389 Lon: -69.255833), Call Sign: WPWT822
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.212 MHz, 469.037 MHz, 469.237 MHz, 469.062 MHz, 469.262 MHz, 469.087 MHz, 469.287 MHz, 469.112 MHz, 469.312 MHz, 469.137 MHz... (+21 more)
    Grant Date: 01/21/2003, Expiration Date: 01/21/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/23/2013, Certifier: Ian H Robinson
    Registrant: Panasonic Information Systems Company, 1707 N Randall Road E1-D9, Elgin, IL 60123-7847, Phone: (847) 468-5318, Fax: (847) 468-5331, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • 108 Elm St (Lat: 44.832000 Lon: -69.266139), Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WPNC382
    Assigned Frequencies: 946.875 MHz, 947.125 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/04/1998, Expiration Date: 04/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 04/20/2009
    Registrant: Clear Channel Communications, Inc., 2625 S. Memorial Drive, Suite A, Tulsa, OK 74129, Phone: (918) 664-4581, Fax: (918) 664-3066, Email:
  • Nokomis, Off Mousehead Trail (Route 7) (Lat: 44.874500 Lon: -69.283694), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WQRF604
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz... (+8 more)
    Grant Date: 05/02/2013, Expiration Date: 05/02/2023, Certifier: Tom Buckley
    Registrant: Northeast Wireless Networks LLC, 202 Us Rt 1 Suite 206, Falmouth, ME 04105, Phone: (207) 200-2505, Fax: (207) 200-2510, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Newport)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4410Q , Serial Number: 17261699, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 05/02/1973
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Benjamin D Ayer, 185 Kitchen Hill Rd, Newport, ME 04953, Other Owners: Sara J Ayer
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7ECA (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5195T , Serial Number: 344, Airworthiness Date: 09/28/1984
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Joel S Burrill, 27 Hemlock Rd, Newport, ME 04953, Other Owners: Joshua S Burrill
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 75633 , Serial Number: 17267864, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 09/29/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Gerald Dba Marshall, Rfd 3 Box 635, Newport, ME 04953, Other Owners: Used Cars Gerrys

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$92,2551$178,7208$105,0481$84,8101$185,700
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$03$179,5071$17,3800$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$125,1800$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0130.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$65,590
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0130.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
Businesses in Newport, ME
NameCountNameCount
Circle K4Rite Aid1
FedEx1Sears1
Ford1Subway1
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
McDonald's1UPS1
Pizza Hut1
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